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Medical News Today: 'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is cervicitis and what causes it?
Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by a variety of conditions. In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes and look at treatment options, including natural remedies for relief or pre (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Targeting new compound slows disease in rats
The results of a decade-long study are in: a new therapeutic target is found, and scientists manage to slow the progression of the disease in animals. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

World's 'oldest person' dies in Japan aged 117
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world's oldest person died on Saturday, Kyodo news agency said. She was 117. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

London Marathon: My autistic son can finally say ‘Daddy’ aged four...so I can run 26 miles
LONDON MARATHON runners today have thousands of different reasons for putting their body through hell. Here one of them, a father, recalls the moment he learned his son has autism and explains why he's taking on the challenge... (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Mass-Shooting Survivor Network
“ Talking to others has helped me realize that I ’ m not a crazy person. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICK PAULAS Tags: School Shootings and Armed Attacks Parkland, Fla, Shooting (2018) Aurora, Colo, Shooting (2012) Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) Colleges and Universities Everytown for Gun Safety Source Type: news

The 'spy cam' that is helping Connor, 15, see for the first time after he was born blind   
Connor Simpson, 15, from North Ayrshire, was born blind. But now, thanks to the ground-breaking technology, he has gained a level of independence he and his family never thought possible. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why a faecal transplant could save your life
Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I fear being in a hospital, not death'
Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I don't fear death, I fear going into a hospital'
Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer need not kill - New drugs let immune system fight tumours
A THERAPY that could make lung cancer treatable is “one of the biggest breakthroughs in cancer in years”. It combines two drugs and “decloaks” the cancer, revealing it to the body’s immune system that in turn attacks it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol-lowering injections 'reduce chances of heart attacks by up to 25%'
A cholesterol-lowering jab has been shown to reduce the chance of a heart attack by up to a quarter. The £4,400-a-year treatment was found to cut the odds of a heart attack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rocker Steve Harley on his recent hip operations and polio
It ’s 7pm, February 8. Steve Harley, 1970s rock god, whose mullet was on the bedroom walls of millions of girls, is visiting his friends at the home in Suffolk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MATT ROBERTS: After a big heart op I want to get fit, not put my feet up
Generally speaking, the advice following a major operation is slow down and take it easy – and for good reason.Heart operations are a serious business. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?
Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or other object rubs against it. Is cervix penetration safe, are there health risks, and what considerations should be made by those wishing to try deep penetration? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

E. coli warning expanded to all romaine lettuce
The CDC warns that an outbreak of E. coli is now connected to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, as well as chopped romaine in salads and salad mixes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can ’ t Eat or Smoke Them.
The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Tags: Marijuana Hemp Medical Marijuana Law and Legislation Italy Agriculture and Farming Politics and Government Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my eyelash growing in the wrong direction?
Instead of becoming trapped under the skin, an ingrown eyelash may grow in the wrong direction, toward the eye. This is called trichiasis, and it can cause irritation, pain, and damage to the cornea. Injury, inflammation, or certain conditions may be responsible. Medical treatment is often necessary. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Even Mild Brain Injuries May Increase Your Chances of Getting Parkinson ’s, Study Says
Even relatively mild brain injuries may increase your risk of developing the neurodegenerative condition Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study. The research, which was published Wednesday in the journal Neurology, found a strong connection between traumatic brain injuries such as concussions and a heightened risk of Parkinson’s, regardless of the severity of the injuries. The findings specifically pertain to veterans whose data had been recorded in Veterans Health Administration databases between 2002 and 2014. Compared to those who had never suffered a TBI, the increase in Parkinson’s risk &mdash...
Source: TIME: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean if your RDW is high?
A red cell distribution width (RDW) blood test can help detect the presence of anemia, along with what could be causing it. The test identifies the size difference between the biggest and smallest red blood cells in a sample. In this article, we look at what to expect when having this test, and when it might be used. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions
Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Time for Gender Equity Is Now, Says ACP The Time for Gender Equity Is Now, Says ACP
New recommendations could help eliminate gender bias related to compensation and the career advancement of physicians, a longtime goal of the American College of Physicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Sharing thermometers in hospital spreads Japanese fungus in wards
Shared thermometers used to measure armpit temperature are a likely source of Candida auris - a dangerous Japanese fungus which has swept through British hospital wards, experts believe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mums and dads who are scared to say 'no' damage their children
Too often today parents feel unable to exert any meaningful control over their children - to insist that they do as they ’re told. We seem to be shifting to a position where children can’t be challenged. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adults with heart disease can stay out of hospital if they walk faster
The three-year study, from the University of Ferrara in Italy, involved 1,978 people with high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How are Dexedrine and Adderall different?
Dexedrine and Adderall are two medications that are commonly used to treat ADHD. Both drugs are similar, but there are some differences in how they are used. In this article, we examine the similarities and differences between these two medications, along with the risks, side effects, and warnings that go with them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Permanent Birth Control: His and Her Options
If you're sure you don't want kids, find out from WebMD what's involved with permanent birth control options like vasectomy and tubal ligation. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"60 Minutes" report traces progression of Alzheimer's for 10 years
According to the Alzheimer's Association, every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops the disease. For a remarkable report airing on "60 Minutes" Sunday night, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook followed one patient and her caregiver-husband for a decade to give an unprecedented look at the debilitating condition. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can essential oils reduce varicose veins?
Varicose veins occur when blood pools in the veins as it tries to return to the heart to pick up fresh oxygen. They are common in people's legs as they age and can be irritating and often painful. We discuss some essential oils and other treatments that may ease symptoms and reduce the appearance of varicose veins. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Health Canada's 'fake news?' — It's not fake but it's not news either
Health Canada writing about itself is not fake because it's fact-based, but it's also not 'news,' journalism professor says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan
One the UK's biggest providers of home care - Allied Healthcare - seeks a rescue plan. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug
Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Teens Cyberbully Themselves
In this latest form of self-harming behavior, adolescents anonymously post mean or derogatory comments about themselves on social media, as a way of managing feelings of sadness or self-loathing.(Image credit: Jasmin Merdan/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Juli Fraga Source Type: news

What does the average man on the street think about Viagra?
EXCLUSIVE: In a bid to seek the views of the average man, MailOnline spoke to eight men - and one of their girlfriends - about their thoughts on Viagra Connect on a glorious day in Hyde Park. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes blood in sputum?
Seeing blood in sputum or mucus can be worrying, but it is usually not a cause for concern. If a person is young or generally healthy, these traces of blood are often caused by a mild infection or bronchitis. In serious cases, they can indicate a severe infection or lung cancer. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
U.S. health officials are telling consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and are warning restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why so few people on Six Nations reserve have clean running water, unlike their neighbours
A professor and researcher is calling attention to dismal lack of access to clean running water on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve in Ontario - despite it being a stone's throw away from major towns and cities with fully functioning water infrastructure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/Out in the Open Source Type: news

Prescription to slow worsening myopia in Canadian kids? Head outdoors
All children with myopia benefit from spending more time outdoors, doctors say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Prescription for worsening myopia in Canadian kids? Head outdoors
All children with myopia benefit from spending more time outdoors, doctors say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

CDC expands warning to consumers over tainted romaine lettuce
The government is now warning all romaine lettuce, not just chopped, be tossed. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Having an audience makes your brain perform better
New research examines what goes on in the brain when people perform a task in front of an audience versus when they are not being watched. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How inflammation and gut bacteria influence autism
A recent study looks at the links between the immune system, gut bacteria, and autism spectrum disorders. It uncovers some interesting interactions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Autism Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why are my legs and feet numb?
There are many reasons why a person may feel numbness or tingling in their legs or feet. The most common is sitting in the same position for too long, which reduces blood flow to the legs. Causes for chronic numbness include multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Sensitive teeth - 10 ways to stop sensitivity and tooth pain
TOOTH pain and sensitive teeth could be caused by your diet, lifestyle, or simply by brushing your teeth too hard. But, you can stop sensitive teeth with these 10 tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'The gym helps me cope with my OCD'
Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manipal proposal may pile up pressure on Fortis board
The original bidder Manipal, in a letter to the board on Thursday, said it was willing to waive an exclusivity to facilitate due diligence if an option to match the best offer was provided. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metropolis eyes SRL in spinoff deal
Metropolis was exploring a consolidation deal which could make it the largest diagnostics chain in Asia ’s third-largest economy, sources said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senator Schumer to Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Senator Schumer to Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana
The proposed legislation would also call for further research into the drug's potential benefits and risks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Is marathon running bad for you?
Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would you rather your teenage child drink a beer or smoke a joint?
While more and more Americans are embracing marijuana, the general feeling about the drug among parents whose kids may soon have much more access to it has remained unclear. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news